Synonyms of yank in English:

yank


See definition of yank

verb

1‘Gilbert yanked open the door to the office’

SYNONYMS

jerk, pull, tug, wrench, heave, haul, drag, tweak, twitch, pluck, snatch, seize, rip, tear, whisk, jolt, force

whip


noun

1‘she gave his hat a sharp yank’

SYNONYMS

jerk, pull, tug, jolt, wrench, heave, tweak, twitch